Job: "Associate Director. Program in Science, Technology and Society" - Standford University - Deadline: Feb. 7, 2011

Fred Turner
Associate Professor of Communication
Starting September, 2011, Director of the Program in Science, Technology and
Society Stanford University
Associate Director
Program in Science, Technology and Society
Stanford University

The Program in Science, Technology and Society (STS) at Stanford University serves approximately 120 undergraduate majors. It brings together faculty from across the humanities, the social sciences, engineering and the natural sciences to explore issues emerging at the intersection of their fields.
The Program seeks an Associate Director to begin a three-year, renewable term on September 1, 2011.

The Associate Director will teach three courses per year, lead an Honors Seminar, and advise students in the STS Program. He or she will also conduct his or her own research and work with the Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the STS Program. These duties will include supervising two staff members, managing a speaker series and representing the Program to constituencies on and off campus.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a cognate discipline at the time of
They should have a forward-looking research agenda focused on the interaction of science or technology with society or culture. Applicants should be able to build bridges across multiple intellectual communities, possess strong organizational skills, and demonstrate an ability to do outstanding undergraduate teaching.

To apply send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of
recommendation, and a sample of your research to posting #637 on Also send the letter of interest and curriculum vitae to posting number 41065 on the Stanford University jobs site.
Applications should be received by February 7.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions."